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Permit Packages

The Municipality of McDougall building department has created a number of different building permit packages relating to different types of structures. Please use the quick links below to obtain the package associated with the type of project you plan to undertake. Note that each of these packages also includes all necessary building permit forms towards the end of the document.

Disclaimer: Please note that all guides and packages are currently under review and require updating. Please contact the building department to verify details.

Building Application Submission Checklist (Guide G7)
Permit Information (Guide G8)

 

 

Year Round and Seasonal Dwellings and Sleeping Cabins (Bunkies) (Guide G1)


 

This guide briefly outlines some of the points to be addressed when applying for a building permit for Year Round and Seasonal Dwellings, and Sleeping Cabins (Bunkies) as they pertain to the Municipal Zoning By-law point of view and the Ontario building Code. This includes highlights but not limited to some of the zoning issues to be considered along with some of the information submission requirements directly related to the actual projects physical make up (drawings and specifications).

Additional application guides are also available for other categories as well as a more detailed Zoning and Building guides, information submission check list and inspection requirements list. Please refer to G2, G3, G4, G5, G6, G7, G8.

Click here to obtain Guide G1 in PDF format.


 

Additions / Renovations / Alterations (Year Round and Seasonal Dwellings) (Guide G2)


 

This guide briefly outlines some of the points to be addressed when applying for a building permit for Additions/Renovations/Alterations (Year Round and Seasonal Dwellings)as they pertain to the Municipal Zoning By-law point of view and the Ontario building Code. This includes highlights but not limited to some of the zoning issues to be considered along with some of the information submission requirements directly related to the actual projects physical make up (drawings and specifications).

Additional application guides are also available for other categories as well as a more detailed Zoning and Building guides, information submission checklist and inspection requirements list. Please refer to G1, G3, G4, G5, G6, G7, G8.

Click here to obtain Guide G2 in PDF format.

 

 

Accessory Garages and Storage Buildings (Guide G3)


 

This guide briefly outlines some of the points to be addressed when applying for a building permit for Accessory Garages and Storage Buildings as they pertain to the Municipal Zoning By-law point of view and the Ontario building Code. This includes highlights but not limited to some of the zoning issues to be considered along with some of the information submission requirements directly related to the actual projects physical make up (drawings and specifications).

Additional application guides are also available for other categories as well as a more detailed Zoning and Building guides, information submission check list and inspection requirements list. Please refer to G1, G2, G4, G5, G6, G7, G8.

Click here to obtain Guide G3 in PDF format.


 

Accessory Decks, Porches, and Docks (Guide G4)


 

This guide briefly outlines some of the points to be addressed when applying for a building permit for Accessory Decks, Porches, & Docks as they pertain to the Municipal Zoning By-law point of view and the Ontario building Code. This includes highlights but not limited to some of the zoning issues to be considered along with some of the information submission requirements directly related to the actual projects physical make up (drawings and specifications).

Additional application guides are also available for other categories as well as a more detailed Zoning and Building guides, information submission check list and inspection requirements list. Please refer to G1, G2, G3, G5, G6, G7, G8.

Click here to obtain Guide G4 in PDF format.


 

Zoning Information (Guide G5)


 

This guide briefly outlines some of the points to be addressed when applying for a building permit as they pertain to the Municipal Zoning By-law point of view. This includes but not limited to set backs from property lines to structures including dwellings, accessory structures such as sleeping cabins, garages and sheds with some illustrations and definitions being provided. Commonly asked questions and answers are provided to assist in what are allowable uses and when they are permitted.

The application packages (available separately) have a summarized guide encompassing both building and zoning highlights. These application packages are categorized into subcategories to be more definitive to the required information dependent on the nature of the project, information submission check list and inspection requirements list. These application guides are referenced further on as G1, G2, G3, G4, G6, G7.

Reference should also be made to the Building By-law guide G8 addressing the basic requirements to be reviewed when applying for a building permit (from the municipal by-law point of view).

Click here to obtain Guide G5 in PDF format.


 

Stages of Construction Requiring Notices of Inspection (Guide G6)


 

This guide (which forms part of the application as well) generally outlines what inspections are to be called for and briefly what these inspections encompass.

Additional application guides are also available for other categories as well as a more detailed Zoning and Building guides, and information submission check list. Please refer to G1, G2, G3, G4, G5, G7, G8.

Click here to view/download Guide G6 in PDF format.


 

Building Application Submission Checklist (Guide G7)


 

This guide (check list) generally outlines what information is required to be filled out on the application form and generally what drawing submissions are required and some other recurring information requirements. Since each project is unique and until the information is submitted in written form and reviewed this list does not limit any additional information that may be required.

Additional application guides are also available for other categories as well as a more detailed Zoning and Building guide, and inspection requirements list. Please refer to G1, G2, G3, G4, G5, G6, G8.

Click here to view/download Guide G7 in PDF format.


 

Permit Information (Guide G8)


 

This guide briefly outlines some of the points to be addressed when applying for a building permit as they pertain to the Ontario Building Code (O.B.C.) point of view. This includes but not limited to when permits are required, information including drawing information requirements, costs of permits, requirements to be met prior to occupancy, sewage permit requirements and the Building By-law.

The application packages (available separately) have a summarized guide encompassing both building and zoning highlights. These application packages are categorized into subcategories to be more definitive to the required information dependent on the nature of the project, information submission check list and inspection requirements list. These application guides are referenced further on as G1, G2, G3, G4, G6, G7.

Reference should also be made to the Zoning By-law guide G5 addressing the basic requirements to be reviewed when applying for a building permit (from the municipal by-law point of view).

Click here to obtain Guide G8 in PDF format.